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BREAKING: Two FBI Agents Dead, Three Wounded By Child Porn Suspect

Sunrise, FL – Two federal agents were killed, and three more were wounded, on Tuesday morning in Sunrise when they attempted to serve a warrant in a child pornography investigation.

The incident occurred at about 6 a.m. on Feb. 2 when Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and Davie police officers attempted to serve a warrant at the home of a child pornography suspect in a residence at 10100 Reflections Boulevard in Sunrise, FOX News reported.

“A team of law enforcement officers were there to execute a federal court-ordered search warrant in furtherance of a violent crimes against children case,” the FBI said in a statement, according to WFOR.

Sources said that the warrant was for the suspect’s computer and other evidence, FOX News reported.

The Miami Herald reported that the FBI child porn squad tracked down the suspect’s address working with the Internet service provider and then matched up the physical address.

Sources said they were attempting to serve the warrant at that address when the suspect opened fire.

The suspect then barricaded himself in his house.

FOX News reported FBI had confirmed the suspect was dead.

It was believed that he may have shot himself after he opened fire on the federal agents.

FBI officials confirmed that two FBI agents were fatally shot during the raid, the Miami Herald reported.

Law enforcement sources said three more FBI agents were wounded but the officials only mentioned two of them in a statement released late Tuesday morning.

“Two wounded agents were transported to hospital and are in stable condition,” the statement read, according to the Miami Herald.

The third wounded agent remained at the scene, according to WFOR.

The agents were transported to the trauma unit at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale.

FBI officials have not released the names of the agents who were killed, nor that of any of the agents who were wounded in the incident, the Miami Herald reported.

Authorities also have not released any information about the identity of the gunman.

Officers from multiple nearby departments responded to the scene including the Sunrise Police Department, the Miramar Police Department’s SWAT team, the Davies Police Department, and the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, FOX News reported.

Fort Lauderdale PD told FOX News they had sent a “small SWAT contingency” to assist at the scene.

The FBI’s Inspection Division will head up the investigation into the incident.

“The review process is thorough and objective and is conducted as expeditiously as possible under the circumstances,” an FBI spokesman told FOX News in a statement.

A police motorcade escorted the murdered heroes to the Medical Examiner’s Office at about 10:30 a.m., WFOR reported.

Dozens of police officers from multiple agencies remained gathered outside the hospital where the wounded agents were being treated, the Miami Herald reported.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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